Position Title: EKG Tech
Purpose: Provides safe, effective, and culturally-competent care for newborn through aging adult patients undergoing electrocardiography testing and application of Holter event, and B/P monitors. Key accountabilities include obtaining medical information, acquiring ECG tracings, processing data for physician's over-read interpretation, entering charges; and active participation in quality monitoring and performance improvement activities.
Report To: Supervisor, Cardiographics
Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision:
The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.
Materials Responsibility: Very Limited.
Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources.
Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others
Education: High school graduation or equivalent
Field Of Study: N/A
Special Training: Single lead EKG monitoring course within 3 months of employment; Basic Life Support.
Training Preferred: Health Care experience
Experience: No experience required.
Interaction is with a variety of people.
These may be fellow employees, customers, the public or others outside the organization. Communications are of limited difficulty. Interactions usually involve short, straightforward exchanges of information.
The job requires a limited amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions are non-stressful encounters and dealing with uncomplicated problem situations.
Physical Demands: Moderate Intensity:
Work requires moderate physical exertion. Forces exerted are equivalent to lifting between 10 and 25 pounds. Job requirements for manual dexterity or physical manipulation are also moderate.
The need for physical stamina and endurance is of some significance. The degree of physical strain produced on the job is moderately taxing, and is fatiguing. Work could involve a considerable amount of walking, standing, a confining or tiring work position, or constant periods of sitting in one position where freedom does not exist to walk about. The position exceeds these moderate intensity demands routinely, 36-70% of the time.
Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions.
There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 10% or less of their work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes
Genesis Health Group